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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The cost for security during last month’s right-to-work protest at the State Capitol was $1.46 million dollars, according to a new report from the state. About 500 troopers, some of whom were brought in from the Upper Peninsula, were at the capitol, which amounts to almost half […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Weather Service Office in Negaunee Township has issued a winter storm watch in effect from Wednesday morning through Wednesday evening for the Central U.P. A winter storm watch means there is a potential for significant snow accumulation. Snow may impact travel Wednesday into Wednesday evening […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109th District State Representative John Kivela will introduce legislation next week aimed at stopping methamphetamine production in Michigan. Kivela says his legislation would make it illegal to purchase any medications containing ephedrine or pseudoephedrine without a valid doctor’s prescription. The intent is to make it harder for […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 108th District State Representative Ed McBroom has been appointed to four House committees for the 2013-14 legislative session. The Dickinson County Republican will serve as vice chair of the House Regulatory Reform Committee, returns to the House Agriculture Committee, and has been assigned to the Criminal Justice […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The DNR says efforts to conduct its bi-annual aerial moose population survey in the U.P. have been hampered by unusual winter weather. The survey is conducted every other January with crews flying over prime moose range in Baraga, Iron and Marquette counties. The crews count moose sighted […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Wakefield Post responded to a snowmobile-logging truck accident yesterday afternoon in Gogebic County. The accident happened just before 2 o’clock central time on M-28 near Hopkins Road just east of Wakefield in Wakefield Township. Troopers say 57-year-old Jeff Shuelke of Leganon, Wisconsin was […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates rose in all of Michigan’s 17 major labor market areas in December. According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, total employment levels decreased in most regions over the month, while labor force levels increased in the majority of areas. The […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Bicycle and off-road vehicle tires may soon have a new surcharge attached by the state. A state lawmaker is looking into the idea of putting a new surcharge on tires, including bicycle tires and off-road vehicles, to help raise revenue for road and bridge maintenance in Michigan. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Senate Democrats are already at work trying to repeal the state’s new right-to-work laws. Senate Democrat Hoon Hopgood announced yesterday that he has submitted for introduction bills to repeal right-to-work laws. Hopgood says the people of Michigan were completely shut out of the legislative process with […]

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